100-Year-Old Pilot Flies High With Help From Her FriendsA pioneering female aviator in San Jose turned 100 last month and was honored by fellow women pilots with an emotional return to the Northern California skies.
San Francisco Tenderloin Police Station At Front Line Of Civic Center Drug CrisisThe flood of drugs running through San Francisco's downtown BART stations is just an extension of the drug problems that have long plagued the streets above.
From Louisiana with Love: A Cajun Feast for Homeless Youth in S.F.Four young Bay Area men bring a bit of the bayou to San Francisco's Great Meadow at Fort Mason to benefit homeless youth in the city.
Soaring Salesforce Tower Officially Opens Its Doors In San FranciscoOn Tuesday, it was time for the Transamerica Pyramid to share the limelight. The massive Saleforce Tower, soaring 61 stories -- an amazing 1,070 feet -- celebrated it official opening with day-long activities.
San Francisco 'Dream House' Raffle Draws Scrutiny; No Homes Actually AwardedEveryone dreams of winning a huge jackpot that would change their lives, and every year, a San Francisco non-profit holds a high profile raffle with just that kind of jackpot prize: a gorgeous home. But, in this case, the big prize really could be just a dream.
Why California Continues To Put Millions At Risk Of ID Theft: The EDD RespondsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it will continue to print Social Security numbers on many documents it mails and admits it doesn’t know how many people have been compromised by those mailings.
Thousands Celebrate Sights and Sounds of Carnaval San FranciscoThousands of revelers jammed the streets of the Mission District under blue skies Sunday, taking in the vibrant sights and sounds of the 40th anniversary of Carnaval San Francisco.
Study Links Antidepressants, Bipolar Medications, Parkinson's Drugs To DementiaNew research is raising important questions as to whether certain widely-prescribed drugs may be linked to dementia.
Special-Needs Riders Endure Slow Service On Paratransit VansImagine what it would feel like to sit in a bus for three-plus hours for a 14-mile ride. Then imagine what that's like for a disabled person, who's not able to understand what's going on.
California EDD Finally Removes Social Security Numbers From Some Mailed Documents Following KPIX 5 InvestigationOne of the nation’s largest state agencies says it's finally removing Social Security Numbers from a document mailed every two weeks to millions of Californians, three years after it told KPIX 5 and lawmakers it had already removed the numbers.
Homes Providing Care For Mentally Ill In San Francisco At Risk Of ClosingA San Francisco program that helps the severely mentally ill stay off the street by housing them in small group homes is quietly disappearing, taking away a vital safety net that no one seems to be trying to save.
Mental Illness Propels Woman's Fall from Suburb to SF StreetsA woman recently arrested for stabbing two strangers with a pair of scissors illustrates the plight of many of the Bay Area's homeless -- thousands of whom are mentally ill without access to care or counseling.